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Wandoo Prison
Last Monday we took our nest box workshop to yet another sector of the
community - residents of the Wandoo Prison. We worked with 10 young
blokes to engage them with the environment through constructing nest
boxes for Endangered Black-Cockatoos. When the...

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Kwinana Men's Shed
A beautifully decked out workshop with all the tools we could possible need made a nice change to our humble toolkit that we take into our school workshop. The men (and woman) at the Kwinana Men's shed were raring to get going when we arrived one September ...

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Millennium Kids - Kaarakin
  Big kids and smaller kids alike joined in on the fun at our Re-Cyc-Ology workshop run as part of the Millennium Kids program. Millennium Kids is a fantastic not for profit environment organisation, a "group of young people aged between 10 and 25 committed...

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Nearer to Nature - Canning River
Another school holidays and we are back to the Canning River Eco Education Centre to run a Re-Cyc-Ology workshop as part of the Nearer to Nature school holiday program. This time we had nine kids and some parent helpers to make parrot nest boxes for everyon...

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Bulls Creek PEAC
Back down the hill for another fun Re-Cyc-Ology day, this time to work with some PEAC ( Primary Extension and Challenge program) kids who came to Bulls Creek Primary for our nest box workshop. We started off the day talking about why we were building nest b...

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Parkerville Primary
We went to Parkerville Primary with a lot of excitement, Simon in particular, as this was Simon's school when he was young, and what fun we had there! We got directed to the new library past all the great little hidey holes and tunnels through the gardens a...

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Westonia Community Workshop.
Friday we packed our car with form ply, wire, hosepipe, nails,
screws, a few hollow logs and a whole bunch of tools and headed east.
Scattered showers broke up the horizon and a glorious afternoon light
lit up the Salmon Gums on the road verge. These...

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Samson Primary
Sir Frederick Samson Park is a beautiful native bush reserve full of tall old Tuarts and Banksia woodland in Samson, Perth. The problem is the many hollows available for native animals in the large old Eucalypts have been taken over by feral honeybees. Hone...

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Helena College
twenty metre nest-box-installing climb into the vibrant crown of this
giant, wonderful, incredible, colossal, ancient (200+ yr-old) Marri
tree, which glowed in the afternoon sun and tempted me (Simon) up there like a
cave full of glistening jewels,...

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Mardo Reserve - Mundaring Primary
  This is what every person in this photographed yelled as the shutter
clicked to take this photo! About 200 students and teachers assembled on
the lawn to celebrate the completion of these 26 nesting boxes,
designed for a variety of wildlife (bats, parr...
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